Meaning of IAW

What Does IAW Mean?

IAW means "In Accordance With" or "I Agree With". The abbreviation IAW is used with the meaning "In Accordance With" to mean in agreement with, in compliance with, or in obedience to. E.g., "IAW your request, I will deliver the parcel on Tuesday morning".

IAW is also used to mean "I Agree With". E.g., "IAW your suggestion and will act accordingly".
Summary of Key Points

Definition for IAW

IAW means "In Accordance with". This is the most common definition for IAW on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about IAW:

Definition:In Accordance with
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
An Image for IAW
When I write IAW, I mean this:

meaning of IAW
IAW indicates agreement.

Examples of IAW in Sentences

Here are examples of the abbreviation IAW being used in conversations:
  • IAW the recently announced budget cuts, the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off.
  • (Here, IAW means "In Accordance With".)
  • Toni: You're such a sop! You never stick up for yourself!
  • Ron: IAW you.
  • (Here, IAW means "I Agree With".)

An Academic Look at IAW

IAW is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Eye Ay Dublyoo). However, IAW is not usually said using its letters. Therefore, it is used for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "In Accordance With" or "I Agree With" instead of using the abbreviation IAW.

Summary of Key Points

Second Definition for IAW

This meaning was also noted:

Definition:I Agree with
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
A Text with IAW

Using IAW on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)


See Also

123 (I agree) ENNIT (I agree) IA (I agree) IAW (I agree with ) ICAM (I couldn't agree more) ITA (I totally agree)